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2018 National Festival Hotel Reservations Now Open

2018 National Festival Hotel Reservations Now Open

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FESTIVAL POSTER  2018 National Festival Poster


ROOM RESERVATION  Reserve Your Room 


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What did you think about the 2017 National Festival?

What did you think about the 2017 National Festival?

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What did you think about the 2017 National Festival?

Help improve the 2018 Festival by responding to this survey about the 2017 Festival

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Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Member Exclusive Apparel

Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Member Exclusive Apparel

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Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime members have a long track record of providing exceptionally strong support for the Moo Duk Kwan® in the USA and for going above and beyond the call of duty when asked.

Since the inception of the Lifetime Member program, more than 260 USA Federation members have elevated their membership support to Lifetime. You can get to know them here.

During the 2017 Moo Duk Kwan Apparel Year End closeout  exclusive jackets in multiple styles and brands are available exclusively for Lifetime Members.  Port Authority Colorblock Soft Shell Jackets, Eddie Bauer Hooded Soft Shell Parkas and  Port Authority 3-in-1 Waterproof Vortex System Jackets, 

A minimum qty of this item must be ordered so that it can be produced and shipped to you when ordering ends on Dec 31, so please reach out to your fellow Lifetime Members to make sure they are aware of this opportunity before December 31, 2017

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Share with fellow Lifetime Members! 

Moo Duk Kwan® apparel products and designs featured in time limited campaigns may not be available after the campaign ends.

Shop For 14k Gold Official Moo Duk Kwan Fist Pin

Shop For Official Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel

Shop For Official Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel

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OFFICIAL MOO DUK KWAN® APPAREL
YEAR END CLOSEOUT

Shop For Official Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel During This Time Limited Opportunity To Order a Variety of Name Brand Products, Styles and Colors starting at $25

Current Campaigns End December 31

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Moo Duk Kwan® apparel products and designs featured in time limited campaigns may not be available after the campaign ends.

Shop For 14k Gold Official Moo Duk Kwan Fist Pin

Official MOO DUK KWAN® Fist Pins

Official MOO DUK KWAN® Fist Pins

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Official MOO DUK KWAN® pins

Learn about counterfeits and knockoffs here.

The U.S. Federation commissioned a skilled jeweler to create thirty (30) official MOO DUK KWAN® pins with one version cast in solid silver and another cast in 14 karat gold.

The design detail of these pins is very high quality as you can see in the photos and the pins also have an anti-rotation feature on the back that prevents the pin from spinning when worn.

Both pins come in a navy blue box with the official MOO DUK KWAN® logo imprinted in gold foil.

We only have a limited supply of these pins which are available for immediate shipment.

Order Online For Immediate Shipment.

ORDER 14 KARAT GOLD MOO DUK KWAN® PIN




 

ORDER SOLID SILVER MOO DUK KWAN® PIN




Federation Board Director Nominations Now Open

Federation Board Director Nominations Now Open

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Tim Bennett, Sa Bom Board Secretary

Board Secretary Tim Bennett, Sa Bom Nim has opened nominations for Board Directors in Regions 2,3,6,9,10.

Elected Board Directors serve three year terms.

All eligible voting age Federation members have been mailed an official announcement and ballot as shown below.

Board Director Nominations can be submitted via online ballot, mail in ballot, fax, etc. before September 17,2017.

Board Director Nomination Announcement Ballot R2 3 6 9 10
Fourteen Days Until Moo Duk Kwan® Gathering

Fourteen Days Until Moo Duk Kwan® Gathering

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Wow how time flies!

In only 14 days Moo Duk Kwan® members will be hosting the largest national gathering of Soo Bahk Do® practitioners in the USA at the La Toretta Lake Resort and Spa in Montgomery, Texas.



Will you be joining us there?  

Click To Download 2017 National Festival Registration Form


Please RSVP whether you plan to attend or not.

Click To RSVP for 2017 National Festival 


The 39th National Festival of 2017 continues an annual tradition of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® that began in 1978.

2017 marks the introduction of exciting new demonstration divisions and Kwan Jang Nim's Moo Duk Kwan® Heritage & Preservation seminar plus a bit of Region 6 Southern hospitality.

2018 National Festival planning is already underway and the Technical Advisory Committee and the Board of Directors are currently requesting member feedback about the 2018 National Festival and you can share your thoughts by clicking the button below.

Click For 2018 National Festival Poll

 

Win Free Stuff When You Share

Win Free Stuff When You Share

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You can win free stuff (no purchase necessary to enter) just by helping assure that fellow members, Alumni and even non-members with Moo Duk Kwan® heritage are aware of the 2017 National Festival scheduled for August 10-12, 2017 in Montgomery, Texas at the La Toretta Lake Resort and Spa. 

Look At Some Of The Things You May Win Just By Sharing

  1. National Festival Registration Fees, Tickets, etc. [$107 Value]
  2. National Festival Shopping Spree [$107 Value]
  3. Limited Edition Custom Embroidered National Festival Apparel [Up to $137 Value]
  4. National Festival VIP Dinner Cruise & Bus Transportation [$137 Value]
  5. 2017 Moment With The Masters Registration Credit [$157 Value]
  6. 2017 Ko Dan Ja Shim Sa Visitors Registration Credit [$157 Value]
  7. More prizes coming some!
  8. Also, the Federation has arranged a super low $129 room rate for those who book before the discount ends and/or the room block sells out. You gotta check out this resort!

Click To Enter To Win Valuable Prizes

300+ Members Are Time Eligible To Apply For Ko Dan Ja

300+ Members Are Time Eligible To Apply For Ko Dan Ja

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The Moo Duk Kwan® Ko Dan Ja  Shim Sa is a premiere training experience open to candidates who have been invited to test for Ko Dan Ja ranks as well as Dan and Ko Dan Ja Alumni who are all eligible to return to the annual event as visitors.

Variable length stays are available, a mature practitioner training track is offered and the one-of-a-kind Moment With The Masters experience await all who attend this exciting event scheduled for November 10-17 in Montgomery, Texas at the La Toretta Lake Resort and Spa.

More than 300 Federation members have been notified of their time eligibility to apply for Ko Dan Ja Rank promotions in 2017.

You can view the list of time eligible members here.

Members who submit their completed questionnaire before March 31st, 2017 will then be seeking recommendations from their personal instructor, regional officials and Technical Advisory Committee members in order to be invited as a testing candidate.

Invitations are scheduled for distribution in May, 2017.

Take a moment to check out the list of fellow members and extend your encouragement to anyone you know who is targeting this opportunity in 2017.

Stay Warm In Custom Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel

Stay Warm In Custom Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel

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The January custom Moo Duk Kwan® apparel campaign ends in 10 days on January 31st.

Check out all the brand new products available during this campaign.

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Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel January 2017

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel January 2017

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Our Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel January 2017 campaigns include a brand new creative design from Laura Janssen of Region 7 (There's No App For That) which is screen printed on a full zip hoodie.

January campaigns also include new products featuring the Moo Duk Duk Kwan® Fist Logo and Moo Duk Kwan® Founded 1945 in high quality embroidery.

You will not find anycounterfeits or knockoffs made by trademark infringers here.

Anyone who supports the Moo Duk Kwan® and/or who has Moo Duk Kwan® heritage or Moo Duk Kwan® lineage is invited to choose an item from among the different name brand products available during these limited time campaigns.



Online orders placed before January 31, 2017 will be produced and shipped with guaranteed delivery to you before February 15th provided the minimum order qty is met. Please share with friends to help ensure minimum orders are met so we can produce these items for you.

Great gift items for all tang soo do and Soo Bahk Do® practitioners.


Available name brands include: 


Note: Each different product campaign requires its own order, so if you want a Jacket and a hoodie, you will be placing a separate order on two different campaigns in order to receive each product.

International Moo Duk Kwan® Alumni and supporters: If the payment system does not accept your international billing addresses, then please email your order for the products and colors you want to headquarters@soobahkdo.com and we will place your order and process your payment for you through USA Headquarters.


Unisex Gildan Full Zip Hoodie
Soo Bahk Do® Moo Duk Kwan®
Focus, Discipline, Respect
There's No App For That

We need a minimum of 10 orders to be able to produce this item for you.

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel January 2017

Safety Green

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Unisex Sport-Tek Hooded Sweatshirt
Do You Know Moo Do?
Moo Duk Kwan®

We need a minimum of 10 orders to be able to produce this item for you.

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel January 2017

Gold

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Unisex Gildan Full Zip Hoodie
Moo Duk Kwan® Founded 1945

We need a minimum of 10 orders to be able to produce this item for you. 

(Previously Sold Hoodies Were Not Full Zip, These Are)

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan® Apparel January 2017

Carolina Blue

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Unisex Port Authority Color Block Jackets
Moo Duk Kwan® Founded 1945

We need a minimum of 10 orders to be able to produce this item for you.

Back By Popular Demand

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan apparel available on multiple color combination Port Authority name brand jackets for guys

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan apparel available on multiple color combination Port Authority name brand jackets

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Unisex North End Melange Tech Fleece Lined Jackets
Moo Duk Kwan® Founded 1945

We need a minimum of 10 orders to be able to produce this item for you.

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan apparel available on multiple color combination North End Melange Tech Fleece Lined name brand jackets

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Unisex Port Authority 3-in-1 Waterproof Vortex System
(two jackets in one- separate inner liner)
Moo Duk Kwan® Founded 1945

We need a minimum of 10 orders to be able to produce this item for you.

Official Licensed Moo Duk Kwan apparel available on multiple color combination Port Authority 3-in-1 Waterproof Vortex System name brand jackets

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Save The Dates!

Save The Dates!

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2017 United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation®

National Festival August 10-12,  Montgomery, Texas

Moo Duk Kwan® National Festival 2017
Early Festival Registration ends May 31st, 2017 

Register Now And Save!

Moo Duk Kwan®Lifetime Achievement Awards

Moo Duk Kwan®Lifetime Achievement Awards

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Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Awards

Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Awards

Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Awards


During 2016, the Moo Duk Kwan® is celebrating its 71st year and the maturity of the organization is evidenced by the number of members who have supported it for many years with a distinguished few earning the Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Award.

There are more than 50,000 official Moo Duk Kwan® Dan Bon holders worldwide as well as hundreds of Lifetime Members who have pledged their perpetual support of the Moo Duk Kwan® and its mission of preserving Founder Hwang Kee's Korean Soo Bahk Do® martial art system. The support extended by some members is even more exceptional.

At the Moo Duk Kwan 70th Anniversary in Korea several distinguished Moo Duk Kwan® members,  Wha Young Chung Sa Bom Nim (#410), Larry Seiberlich, Sa Bom Nim (#1815) and Russ Hanke Sa Bom Nim (#4137) received the Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Award from Kwan Jang Nim, H.C. Hwang.

Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Awards.Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Awards are an historic new distinction that the World Moo Duk Kwan® is encouraging its licensed organizations worldwide to embrace in order to acknowledge those in their respective countries who meet the eligibility criteria to be nominated and recommended to the World Moo Duk Kwan to receive this award.

To be eligible to receive a Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Award, nominees must be:

  1. Active member in good standing
  2. Minimum seventy-five years of age
  3. Ko Dan Ja Rank
  4. Have a long history of service to the Moo Duk Kwan®
  5. Be a school owner or have a long history of service in an official role or capacity.

Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Awards In the USA


Ed Frampton Sa Bom Nim Dan Bon #26245

Ed Frampton Sa Bom Nim Dan Bon #26245

The United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation® has a number of exceptional individuals currently eligible (and others soon to be eligible) for the distinguished Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Award and today in New Jersey, on Dec 3rd,2016 Sa Bom Nim Ed Frampton (#26245) became the most recent USA member to receive this award.

Sa Bom Nim Frampton is a current US Federation member and has been a certified school owner for more than twenty-four years. His efforts have introduced more than 1500 students to the USA Federation and even more to the art of Soo Bahk Do®. His dedication and contributions to the preservation of Soo Bahk Do® are matched by few.

Congratulations Sa Bom Nim Frampton!

Other USA Members identified and nominated to receive the Moo Duk Kwan® Lifetime Achievement Award include, but are not limited to:

Each of these members have made significant contributions that have helped shape Moo Duk Kwan®  history and have helped lay the foundation for its future.

Please join us in celebrating each of these members remarkable contributions to the One and Only Moo Duk Kwan®.

Do Ladies Hate Polo Shirts?

Do Ladies Hate Polo Shirts?

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Online ordering for the current lineup of official licensed Moo Duk Kwan® apparel ends on November 28 and not one person has ordered a polo shirt for a lady which raises a question, "Do ladies hate polo shirts?" 🙂 

Maybe so, maybe not, but ladies, guys and unisex jacket and hoodie orders have been coming in during the current 71st Moo Duk Kwan Anniversary apparel campaign, so maybe the poor old polo is just out of season or worse.... out of style. 🙂  Regardless, after Nov 28th the ladies polo will be gone and based on its lack of appeal, it ain't likely to come back.

Take a moment while you are thinking about it and grab up a gift item or a spare for yourself before ordering closes and these items are gone.

The hoodies still need 24 more orders before they can be produced, so shake the leaves on the trees and strong-arm all your friends to order one so we can get enough orders by Nov 28th to produce the hoodies.

Place Your Order Now

Order online before November 28

Order online before November 28

Submit Votes For Board Directors 501c4 2016

Submit Votes For Board Directors 501c4 2016

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11-01-2016

Dear Dan Member,

I hope this letter finds you in good health and spirits. As the secretary of the Board of Directors, the Federation’s By–laws charge me with overseeing distribution of and tallying responses for all Board Director nominations and election ballots. In each region where Board Director terms are expiring, nomination forms were mailed to all Dan members eligible to vote and who had current membership. The top two nominees (or 3 if a tie between any two) from each region are listed below and each has accepted their nomination and agreed to run in this election. Board Directors elected in 2016 will serve your region for a term of three years from 01/01/2017 to 12/31/2019.

Region 1:         Paul Chiasson                      None

Region 4:         George Broyles                    None

Region 5:         Ron Strong                           Andrew Whitman

Region 7:         Andrea Casselton                 None

Region 8:         Susan Fittanto                      None

As a Federation member you have the right to vote for your regional representative to the Board of Directors.  All active Dan members over the age of 18 are eligible to vote. All voting members over the age of 18 are eligible to serve as a Board Director. This process is outlined in and conducted under the authority of the United States Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation, Inc.’s Charter and By-laws which state:

By-laws Article 1

Section 1 Eligibility: Any currently active voting member of the Federation over 18 years of age may be a member of the Board of Directors.

By-laws Article 3

Section 3-A Individuals holding Dan rank shall enjoy all rights and privileges as determined by the Board, plus the right to vote in Federation matters if they are over the age of 18 years.

Please vote online or complete the enclosed Election Ballot and return it today.  Service on the Board of Directors is a serious responsibility and requires Board Directors to dedicate a substantial amount of time to conducting Federation business. A brief outline of the duties and responsibilities of Board Directors is available at www.soobahkdo.com.

YOUR VOTE MUST BE SUMBITTED ONLINE OR POSTMARKED BEFORE DEC 10, 2016.

https://soobahkdo.com/submit-votes-for-board-directors-501c4/


Or mail ballot to: Board Director Elections
U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan Federation
20 Millburn Ave
Springfield, NJ  07081

BALLOTS POSTMARKED AFTER DECEMBER 10, 2016 WILL BE INVALID.

Sincerely,
George Broyles
Secretary, Board of Directors

Vote Online

Cast Your Vote Online


Or Fill Out A Ballot And Mail It In

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How Will You Celebrate Your Moo Duk Kwan® History Nov 9th?

How Will You Celebrate Your Moo Duk Kwan® History Nov 9th?

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Moo Duk Kwan® Founder Hwang Kee and Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang

Moo Duk Kwan® Founder Hwang Kee and Moo Duk Kwan® President H.C. Hwang

Hwang Kee's world renown Moo Duk Kwan® organization has spawned schools and instructors in countries worldwide since 1945 and countless alumni and others with an historical connection to the Moo Duk Kwan® who have lost touch with their Moo Duk Kwan® roots and heritage.

November 9th is the Moo Duk Kwan® Founding Anniversary and now is a great time for current members, alumni and others to celebrate Moo Duk Kwan® heritage by acquiring official, licensed apparel that you can wear proudly year-round to share your history.

For the first time ever, officially licensed Moo Duk Kwan® apparel is available during this campaign in several name brands in a wide variety of colors and styles until November 28, 2016 when this campaign ends.  

Online ordering closes on November 28th and items that have the required number of minimum orders will be produced and shipped to arrive to you by December 15th. 



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moo-duk-kwan-alumni-patch-v1Counterfeits and knockoffs may be acceptable for those with low self esteem, but those who want to celebrate their Moo Duk Kwan® heritage proudly with legitimacy and authenticity while supporting the Moo Duk Kwan® and all it stands for are invited to do so through this campaign.

To help assure that enough orders are placed for the products that you want to acquire, you can share this link to the campaign page with your friends and others who share some form of Moo Duk Kwan® heritage and invite them to join you and celebrate their history with official, licensed Moo Duk Kwan® swag.

( https://www.booster.com/moo-duk-kwan-founded-1945 )

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Online orders placed before November 28th will be produced and shipped with guaranteed delivery to you before December 15th provided the minimum order qty is met. Share with friends to help ensure minimums are met so we can produce these items for you.

Great gift items for all tang soo do and Soo Bahk Do® practitioners with perfect delivery timing for the holiday giving season.

Note: Each different product campaign requires its own order, so if you want a Polo shirt and one of the Jackets, you will be placing a separate order on two different campaigns in order to receive each product.

International Moo Duk Kwan® Alumni and supporters: If the payment system does not accept your international billing addresses, then please email your order for the products and colors you want to headquarters@soobahkdo.com and we will place your order and process your payment for you through USA Headquarters.

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